Daily Archives: December 19, 2013

2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD review notes

2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD review notes
The latest MDX feels right-sized now, which most people shopping for a luxury three-row SUV will appreciate. Folks in this segment should also like the slightly more spacious third-row that's easier access: the second-row seats now feature a one-touch …
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Report: GM Considering Off-Road Versions of New Full-Size SUVs

Report: GM Considering Off-Road Versions of New Full-Size SUVs
The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2015 GMC Yukon, and 2015 GMC Yukon XL will go on sale in early 2014. The SUVs are completely redesigned, with new interiors, updated exterior styling, and the updated V-8 powertrain lineup from …
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Schaeffler Presents Volume Production-Ready Solutions for Achieving the 2020

Schaeffler Presents Volume Production-Ready Solutions for Achieving the 2020
In 2014, the Detroit show is taking place from January 13 to 26. As a supplier to the industrial and automotive sectors, Schaeffler's focus in the capital of the USA's … The experts at Schaeffler's three North American R&D centers in Troy, Mich …
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Volatile markets, quality improvement efforts mark Hinrichs' first year as

Volatile markets, quality improvement efforts mark Hinrichs' first year as
He says his experience with Asia's prickly governments, nascent supplier network and volatile markets is helping him in South America, where new vehicles like the Ranger pickup and EcoSport SUV have helped Ford eke out a small profit this year despite …
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Toyota Prius named best new-car value by Consumer Reports

Toyota Prius named best new-car value by Consumer Reports
Among other things, the 2014 Prius gets 51 miles per gallon in city driving and 48 mpg on the highway, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's fuel economy Web site. The Prius has been a solid hit … The Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium won …
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